National Association of Physician Advisors
Combining Tactics with Strategy

Created in 2009 as a response to the need for a convenient way to network and exchange information in the physician advisor community, NAPA is the only national association dedicate to the role of the Physician Advisor. NAPA has since expanded to over 500 members; serving as a central hub for discussions, opportunities, and networking for this growing role.

Miss the 11th Annual Meeting? The recorded webcast is now available!
The recorded webcast of the 11th Annual PHYSICIAN ADVISOR SUMMIT is now available for purchase. Delivered on a multimedia flash drive, it includes audio/video, along with synchronized slide presentations, and recordings of the Q&A sessions. Hear this valuable content when you want it, and as many times as you want it.

To order, please call +1 781-939-2400 or order online

NAPA members:
Take $100 off the non-alumni price – Use promo code NAPAWC to and purchase for $895

The 11th Annual Observation Management Summit
brochure is now available.

The 11th Annual Observation Management Summit will feature case studies and proven solutions to the most pressing issues surrounding the ED and Observation Units.  Visit for more information.

Podcast Interview with Chairman Ronald J. Rejzer, MD

Ronald J. Rejzer, MD
Sr. Vice President/Chief Physician Advisor
Parkland Health & Hospital System

The 11th annual Physician Advisors Summit will be bringing together a number of experts in the field to discuss the evolving role of the physician advisor. Dr. Ronald Rejzer of Parkland Health & Hospital System discusses the different topics that will be covered.

The 11th Annual Physician Advisor Summit
The full agenda and brochure is now available.

The National Association of Physician Advisors (NAPA) returns to Orlando to host the 11th Annual Physician Advisor Summit.

Designed by expert leaders together with members of NAPA, the Summit educates on current and upcoming regulations, shows solutions for day-to-day decision making challenges, encourages a lively exchange of ideas with peers and in addition, and provides guidance for the first-time physician advisors.

Podcast Interview with NAPA President Jeffrey Epstein, MD

Jeffrey Epstein, MD Jeffrey Epstein, MD
National Association of Physician Advisors (NAPA)

Former CNBC Anchor Mabel Jong talks with Dr. Jeffrey Epstein, newly appointed President of the National Association of Physician Advisors. Dr. Epstein is optimistic about America's changing healthcare landscape and believes that physician advisors will play an important role in it. LISTEN NOW.

Miss our 10th Annual Meetings? Recorded webcasts are available.

Recorded webcasts of the 10th Annual PHYSICIAN ADVISOR SUMMIT and the 10th Annual OBSERVATION MANAGEMENT SUMMIT are now available for purchase.  The flash drive includes audio/video, along with synchronized slide presentations, and recordings of the Q&A sessions.  Hear this valuable content when you want it.

To order, please call 800-767-9499 or +1 781-939-2400 or order online
The price is as low as $900.00 USD for each.  SUMMIT ALUMNI: If you DID attend a Summit, the price for that Webcast’s Flash Drive is $150

In the News

CMS Special Open Door Forum

On August 15, 2013, CMS hosted a Special Open Door Forum (ODF) call to allow hospitals, practitioners, and other interested parties to give feedback on the physician order and physician certification, inpatient hospital admission and medical review criteria, and Part B inpatient billing provisions that were released on August 2, 2013 in the FY 2014 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule (CMS-1599-F). This introductory call allowed for initial discussions between stakeholders and CMS. Read the transcript here.

Lawyers, courts see weaknesses in defense of Obama’s healthcare law
By Sam Baker - 01/05/12 12:59 PM ET
The Obama administration is headed into a Supreme Court case over healthcare reform without a clear answer to significant questions about Congress’s power...

The National Association of Physician Advisors (NAPA) is dedicated to creating a forum for physician advisors, case managers, VPMAs, medical directors and other hospital professionals in the departments of utilization and compliance for:
  • Networking: Connect through social networking sites and national conferences with your peers, superiors and consultants.
  • Knowledge Transfer: Share strategies, best practices and lessons learned through national events, online discussion forums and publications.
  • Industry Development: Begin the process of developing the Physician Advisor' s role as a true specialty area in healthcare.

NAPA provides a central place for PAs to network and discuss everyday questions and challenges:

Working Together
  • The Evolving Role of the PA
  • Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs)
  • Coding & Documentation
  • Reducing Denials
  • Utilization Management
  • The Liability & Responsibility of the Physician Advisor
  • Measuring the Success of a Physician Advisor Program